• Jackson Hole demonstrators rally against rate hike Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 2:46 PM ET

    JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming— Shadowing central bankers and economists at the annual Federal Reserve conference here, a group of about 10 demonstrators pressed Fed Chair Janet Yellen not to yield to pressure to raise interest rates.


  • Ferguson fallout: A call for police 'body cams' Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 3:02 AM ET

    NEW YORK— What if Michael Brown's last moments had been recorded? "This is a technology that has a very real potential to serve as a check and balance on police power," says Jay Stanley, senior policy analyst at the American Civil Liberties Union.

  • *Investors await Yellen speech from Jackson Hole conference. NEW YORK, Aug 21- U.S. stocks ended higher on Thursday, with the S&P 500 at a record after a flurry of positive economic data, as investors hoped for signs from an annual meeting of central bankers that interest-rate hikes are not imminent.

  • Wearable camera biz fields flood of police queries Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 5:58 PM ET
    Demonstrators and police in Ferguson, Missouri, August 17, 2014.

    Digital Ally Inc has been busy fielding a rush of inquiries from U.S. police departments about its wearable cameras.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 19- When calm and order is finally restored to Ferguson, Missouri, the city's leaders may find little room to maneuver to resolve an issue that has long inflamed racial tensions: traffic tickets.

  • Nielsen's top programs for Aug. 11-18 Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 2:24 PM ET

    3. "NCIS," CBS, 8.1 million. 4. "60 Minutes," CBS, 7.9 million. 5. "The Big Bang Theory," CBS, 7.7 million.

  • No photos: Parents opt to keep babies off Facebook Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 12:04 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Behold the cascade of baby photos, the flood of funny kid anecdotes and the steady stream of school milestones on Facebook. It all makes Sonia Rao, a stay-at-home mother of a 1- year-old in Mountain View, California, "a little uncomfortable."

  • Judge: Mamtek CEO committed $1.3M bond fraud Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 8:38 AM ET

    COLUMBIA, Mo.— The former CEO of Mamtek committed fraud to secure almost $1.3 million from bond funds that were supposed to be used to build an artificial sweetener plant in a central Missouri town, a federal judge ruled in a bankruptcy case.

  • Obama: 'Major step forward' in Iraq Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 5:13 PM ET

    Obama also turned to domestic issues, addressing the situation in Ferguson, Missouri.

  • *Ukraine, Middle East tensions ease. NEW YORK, Aug 18- U.S. Treasury debt prices fell on Monday after three days of gains as risk appetite returned following upbeat U.S. housing data and easing tensions in the Middle East and Ukraine.

  • CHICAGO, Aug 18- Dave Wiechert of Nashville, Illinois, does good business most years cleaning seed for farmers in preparation for planting season. Wheat currently sells at around $5 per bushel.

  • Supervalu becomes latest to suffer data breach Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 6:45 AM ET

    NEW YORK— A data breach at Supervalu may have impacted as many as 200 of its grocery and liquor stores and potentially affected retail chains recently sold by the company in two dozen states.

  • *Putin strikes conciliatory tone on Ukraine. NEW YORK, Aug 14- U.S. stocks advanced on Thursday after conciliatory comments from Russia helped ease concerns about escalation of the conflict in Ukraine and offset some uninspiring earnings.

  • Ferguson on edge after death of unarmed teen     Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 3:00 PM ET

    NBC News' Jay Gray reports for the fourth straight night, protests continue in Ferguson, Missouri, after the police killing of an unarmed 18-year old.

  • Obama: Iraq siege is broken, airstrikes to continue Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 1:32 PM ET
    President Barack Obama.

    Obama also appealed for "peace and calm" on the streets of a St. Louis suburb after the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.

  • Illinois company is latest to test market for carp Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 1:07 PM ET

    "The government wants this fish removed in large volumes, and this is the way to do it," said Gray Magee, chief executive of the company, which began processing the carp in April atop a bluff near Grafton, a tiny tourist hamlet perched along the banks where the Mississippi and Illinois rivers meet.

  • Pres. Obama calls for calm in Ferguson     Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 12:58 PM ET
    President Barack Obama delivers a statement about the ongoing U.S. military actions and humanitarian drops in northern Iraq on the south lawn of the White House on August 9, 2014.

    CNBC's Scott Wapner and Hampton Pearson discuss President Obama's remarks on the police killing of an unarmed teenager Ferguson, Missouri, and the protests following the event.

  • President Obama addresses the protests in Ferguson, Missouri, after the police killing of an unarmed teenager in the community.

  • Aug 14- U.S. cropland prices in the central Plains and southern Midwest were stable in the second quarter of 2014 compared with the previous quarter even though farm income was lower due to falling crop prices, according to Federal Reserve Bank quarterly surveys issued on Thursday.